Types of Classes

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Take a course or earn your degree without putting your life on hold. NWTC programs and classes are offered in a variety of ways to make learning convenient for you.

Class Formats Available

In Person learning


  • Classes meet on campus at specific dates/times.
  • Your instructor and fellow students are with you face-to-face, in small class settings.  
  • Experience hands-on learning in our high-tech labs.  
Online Learning


  • Learn anytime and anywhere you have access to the internet. 
  • There are no scheduled class times
  • Connect with your instructor and classmates through online discussion boards and other platforms.
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Learn more about Online Classes
Online Live

Online Live

  • Learn anywhere you have internet access.
  • At least half the class is delivered through live virtual meetings, at specific dates/times. 
  • Access the remaining instruction and assignments anytime. 
Learn about Online Live classes
Blended Learning


  • Learn through a combination of in-person, online, and/or Online Live.
  • MyWay: A type of blended course. Each week you can choose to attend class either in-person or in the scheduled Online Live format - whichever works better for your schedule and needs.
Learn about blended classes
Learning in Community

Learning in Community (LinC)

  • Study and work in a group of no more than 24 students. 
  • Together, your group will take two or more classes which will be linked in multiple ways. 

Register for Classes

How to register for NWTC classes

Learn about the different ways to register and when registration opens.

Taking an individual course?

Search for classes with flexible delivery options - including online, blended, evening and weekend courses.

Continuing in your program?

Log into My.NWTC and use My Program Courses to choose the best courses to keep you on track.


For help with registering or to register by phone or mail, contact us.